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Letter: Richmond MP campaigning on my dime

Letter: Richmond MP campaigning on my dime

Dear Editor, My Chinese wife and Canadian citizen received a greeting card with “Lunar New Year” greetings from a Progressive Conservative MP. The card had a picture on its face page of the M.P. in an attractive Chinese dress.
Column: B.C. Liberals content to stay on cruise control

Column: B.C. Liberals content to stay on cruise control

Last week’s Throne Speech and this week’s provincial budget make it clear the provincial government is very much on cruise control, and I suspect that’s just the way Premier Christy Clark wants it.
Editorial: Budget keeps status quo

Editorial: Budget keeps status quo

For the third time in three years, the province (arguably) boasts a balanced or surplus budget. As expected, there’s give and take in all directions. Monthly MSP premiums are going up for the sixth time in five years.
Column: Emotions are a key part of health

Column: Emotions are a key part of health

When considering health, most of us focus on physical wellbeing.
Letters: Staff payouts out of whack

Letters: Staff payouts out of whack

Dear Editor, Re:”City’s high earners top B.C,” News Feb. 11. President Obama’s annual salary is $400,000. U.S. Cabinet Secretaries make a bit under $200,000, and there are 14 such positions.
Editorial: TransLink has got to go

Editorial: TransLink has got to go

Regardless of what campaigners on the “Yes” side of the Lower Mainland transit referendum may be telling us, voting “Yes” in the referendum won’t instantly fix all of our transportation problems.
Opinion: Robbing Peter.Jr to pay Paul.Sr

Opinion: Robbing Peter.Jr to pay Paul.Sr

Dipping into reserves taxes an already overburdened younger generation
Editorial: Death now an option

Editorial: Death now an option

The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down a contentious law that prohibited anyone from assisting someone when they want to commit suicide.
Letter: 'Salary' database gives false impression

Letter: 'Salary' database gives false impression

Dear Editor, Re: “City high earners top B.C.” News , Feb. 11. I would like to respond to your story about City of Richmond staff compensation.
Column: Time to re-think the RRSP experience

Column: Time to re-think the RRSP experience

While my wife and I were going for a walk the other day she told me how much we had in our Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs).